Prose by Charles Hermesmann Photography by Trevor Wee, model Elysia Tay All that was left of Papa after he jumped was a little red blemish on the concrete, small as a star and nearly invisible from the clock’s balcony view. When I woke in the night, he was leaning his body over the railing, a glimmer in [...]
School. That's a place where young people from different racial backgrounds congregate together. We study a wide range of subjects together, take exams together, try not to fall asleep in class - together. And there's something magical about that. A tight-knit community culture is something characteristic of Singapore. Because we're a small country, we put in [...]
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ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR [LOVE, ARMOUR] We will be headed into the thick of 2018 by the time Issue 5 will drop on online platforms, and as young people ourselves—we definitely understand the struggles of getting through the seemingly endless months/days of exhausting work. Being emotionally drained is something that may hinder one’s progress and cause us [...]
I’ve been playing drums for 10 years. From then till now, it’s been nothing but music. I’ve got no hobbies, nothing. I eat, breathe and sleep drums, songs and music. So each time I strike that drum, it makes me feel happy. My aim when I play music in a band, is to make myself [...]
To me, when I hit cloud nine is when I come out of the whole “dark” area, because I had triumph that evil, and that is something I should be proud of. Clairene Tan wrote to us after a major national exam, sharing her views on what being 'above' Cloud 9 means to her, and [...]
Hi there! Thank you for being here with us to open up 2018 with ISSUE 4: 3^2 UP.